Tom Holland, who plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, talked to BBC News about his decision to leave the MCU after the untitled Avengers 4 (2019). In addition, he opened up about some of his favorite moments while working on Spider-Man and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019). In this interview, he also touched on how filming these two movies affected him emotionally as well as other actors like Zendaya and Jake Gyllenhaal. Tom Holland Opens Up About Filming Spider-Man and the Amazing Spider-Man
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How much did Tom Holland know about Spider-Man before landing the role?
Tom Holland has admitted he knew very little about Spider-Man before he landed his dream role. The 21-year-old star – who plays Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and next year’s Avengers 4, alongside four standalone films – has now said that his first trip to a comic convention made him fall in love with Marvel’s most famous superhero.
What does Spider-Man eat for breakfast?
This is a very good question because we never really got to see what Peter Parker ate for breakfast in any of his movies (including Homecoming). Yes, there were scenes where he was eating French toast or something similar but that was about it. Which is a shame because we all want to know what Spider-Man eats for breakfast. Well, some fans have taken it upon themselves to create some amazing art pieces that show us exactly what Peter Parker eats for breakfast.
Why was Peter so angry in Spider-Man?
The opening scene of director Jon Watts’s Spider-Man: Far From Home sees Peter Parker (Tom Holland) break up with his girlfriend, who leaves while calling him an asshole. That was not something that came naturally to young actor Tom Holland, who admitted he felt pretty uncomfortable doing it.
How did he get his powers?
There is a number of theories about how Peter Parker got his powers. Many believe it was a spider bite that gave him his powers while others think it was due to radiation. However, while filming Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Tom Holland said that he wanted to play around with a few different possibilities when he was preparing for the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019). Tom Holland Opens Up About Filming Spider-Man and the Amazing Spider-Man
Did he ever talk to Tobey Maguire?
Tom Holland revealed that he’s never spoken to Tobey Maguire about playing Spider-Man, but he would love to one day. Never, Tom admitted when asked if he has talked to Tobey about his experience on playing The Webhead. I haven’t! But I would like to! I mean, these are conversations for another time in a pub or something.
Top 3 favorite moments from filming Spider-Man.
He told The Hollywood Reporter that one of his favorite moments from filming was when Peter Parker is trying to get away from Mysterio’s goons. When asked about it, he said: My favorite moment was actually running away from Mysterio’s goons in Washington Square Park, without a mask on … That felt pretty great. He went on to say that it got a little crazy for a few days as people started recognizing him as Spider-Man.
What is it like working with Robert Downey Jr. ?
I feel like if I knew him more I would be able to give you a better answer, but what’s so great about him is that he gets on with everybody. He’s like an old soul in a young body, because he’s very mature for his age. You’re not gonna meet a nicer guy than Robert Downey Jr.
Favorite scenes from the movie.
The scenes I really enjoyed were No Way Home and Spider-man vs. Vulture. In No Way Home, Peter is unable to leave a student hanging in midair, so he climbs a construction crane on top of several other cranes in order to reach him. This scene shows how much Peter has grown as a hero. When he first becomes Spider-Man, he wouldn’t have done something like that.
What was it like returning to set for Avengers 4, but without Tony Stark ?
So, we all started shooting Avengers 4 right after we finished shooting Spider-Man: Far From Home, which was a very strange thing. Because it was basically like my life was flashing before my eyes.
Did Tom Holland Spider-Man get bit by a Spider?
Tom Holland does not believe he got bitten by a spider in Homecoming. He told Variety, I was so excited about being able to go to work with a mask on all day long. He said, I didn’t really want it to be resolved in that movie.
What movie does Tom Holland become Spider-Man?
How many movies does Tom Holland become Spider-Man. Tom holland appeared in six movies he was in Avengers Assemble, Captain America Civil War, Infinity War, Avengers Endgame, Spider Man Homecoming and Spider man Far From Home. All three of these Movies he played Peter Parker who had super powers but when he was bitten by a radioactive spider that gave him incredible arachnid like powers which also turned his eyes into arachnid eyes making him spiderman.
Why are there 3 Spidermans in no way home?
The film is set in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame, after Thanos’ snap destroyed half of all life in the universe. When Nick Fury arrives to recruit Peter Parker to fight against Thanos, he offers him a chance to bring back everyone who disappeared with a simple snap of his fingers. What we didn’t see in Endgame was Peter’s reaction to coming back and seeing that half his loved ones had vanished.
Why did they change Spider-Man actors?
In an interview with Vulture, Tom Holland talked about why he feels like he has been playing Peter Parker for a longer time than many of his predecessors. I think it’s a lovely thing that I feel like I’ve played him for a long time because it means people don’t see me as a new actor, he said. That could be potentially bad, if people were like, ‘Oh, another Spider-Man actor? What is going on?
Who was the best Spider-Man?
When Tobey Maguire took on Peter Parker for Sam Raimi’s trilogy of films, he was criticized for being too aloof and gloomy. When Andrew Garfield embodied Spidey in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), critics said he was too happy and peppy. Tom Holland is a new breed of actor playing a new breed of hero, but will fans embrace him as their friendly neighborhood Spider-Man?
Did Garfield quit Spider-Man?
Rumors abounded that Garfield, 30, had decided to leave his two-film contract with Sony over money. He finally made an official statement on May 2, however, confirming those rumors: I’m today a very happy man.
Did Tom Holland wear a muscle suit during spider-man homecoming?
Tom had to put on a muscle suit to fill out Peter Parker’s superhero outfit in Spider-Man: Homecoming. The actor told Jimmy Fallon on Monday’s Tonight Show, I had to have a fat suit for that movie because I was so skinny when I did it. I still have it at home in my closet. It says ‘Peter Parker, Homecoming’ on it — like an official name tag from Marvel.